Governors

Mrs Lynsey Crossman

Chair of Governors (Co-opted Nov 2017-2021)

As Chair of Governors I feel privileged to be part of the amazing team at Newsham Primary whereby staff, governors and children all work hard to procure the same goals. Newsham is such a unique school and offers many wonderful opportunities to staff and children alike.

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Mrs Janine Brown

Vice Chair (Nov 2013-2017)

My responsibilities including monitoring, Standards, Literacy, Numeracy and Target Setting.

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Mr Chris Dixon

Co-opted Governor

As a new governor I am looking forward to working with other governors and understanding Newsham Primary School more. I am going to lead on promoting and overseeing Health and Safety for school.

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Ms Tracy Mitchell

Parent Governor

Newly elected.

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Mrs Toni McGuire

Co-opted Governor (March 2014-2018)

My responsibilities including monitoring Disadvantaged Pupils, SEND and the School Website.

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Mrs Debra Lowes

Co-opted Governor (June 2015-2019)

As a newly appointed governor I am impressed with the enthusiasm and commitment of staff at Newsham Primary School. I feel privileged to work with such a talented and gifted team of people that pull together sharing a common goal to deliver excellent teaching and learning enabling pupils to achieve their potential.

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Staff NamePosition within our School
Mr Jonathan SmithTeaching Governor (Nov 2013-2017)
Mrs Anne-Marie ArmstrongHeadteacher
Mrs Cathryn WatsonCo-opted Governor (Nov 2017-2021)
Vacancy x 2Co-opted Governor and Parent Governor

Our Governing Body has two committees:

The Strategic Policy and Direction Committee and The Resources Committee.

Strategic Committee:

Mrs Lynsey Crossman (Chair), Mrs Anne-Marie Armstrong (Headteacher), Ms Tracy Mitchell, Mrs Janine Brown, Mr Jonathan Smith

Resources Committee:

Mrs Debra Lowes (Chair), Mrs Toni McGuire, Mr Chris Dixon, Mrs Anne-Marie Armstrong (Headteacher), Mrs Cathryn Watson (SBM)

Governor Meeting Attendance